Pre-Application Services

A pre-application meeting is an opportunity for you to discuss your proposal with Council Planning staff. Talking with staff over your proposal before submitting your application can be beneficial.

The purpose of a pre-application meeting is to facilitate communication with Council staff regarding your proposed activity. Our Team can discuss District Plan requirements, processes, relevant documents required with your application, cost and other consents that may be required, i.e building consent.

The Council’s pre-application service is available weekdays between 8.30 am to 5 pm.

Due to the volume of enquiries, we may not be able to accommodate ‘walk-in’ requests, we recommend arranging a time in advance to ensure that we are available to meet. To arrange a time, please contact a Council Planner on 0800 965 468 or email

To Book a Pre-Application Meeting

Please enter your details below regarding your enquiry. Upon confirmation of the meeting you will receive corresponding details of the information required for attending this meeting.

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